Natalie_Knowles_Self_Portrait_2019 | Natalie Knowles Art 2019

Self Portrait 2019

Another year, another self portrait. This is the third year that I have painted a self portrait and I love looking back and seeing the different approach taken to canvas year-on-year. These are my previous portraits for 2018 and 2017. Painting really does capture a moment in time, energy and emotion. Secretly, I have names … Continue reading Self Portrait 2019

Alice set two | Natalie Knowles Art © 2018

Alice in Wonderland inspired character illustrations

Last February I was extremely privileged to visit the National Art Library at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. I was sat at a huge oak desk with fancy lights and cushioned mats on which to rest the most fragile of tomes. There were two storeys of books all around me and a hushed … Continue reading Alice in Wonderland inspired character illustrations

Cluster illustration exhibition March 2018

CLUSTER ILLUSTRATION EDITION III

A CREATIVE ARTS POP-UP 1ST March – 7th March 2018 4 Garden Walk, Shoreditch, EC2A 3EQ I am absolutely delighted to be exhibiting limited edition signed prints of my Neuromancer, Dracula and Victorian London Fantasia illustrations at Cluster Illustration Edition III. CLUSTER ILLUSTRATION PRESS RELEASE Photos from 1st March 2018 private view ... on possibly … Continue reading CLUSTER ILLUSTRATION EDITION III

Illustrating Sheringham | © Natalie Knowles 2017

Arts alumnae reunite in China – University of Brighton

Thank you Sarah, at the University of Brighton Alumni Association, for the blog post about my presentation in Chongqing, China. The visit was made possible by my dear friend Yishi Fu, who I met on the MA course in Brighton, 2009. This article is a glowing memento to an enduring friendship and to my time … Continue reading Arts alumnae reunite in China – University of Brighton

Fishing in Liangfeng | © Natalie Knowles 2017

A visit to Yitian and Liangfeng village

I was invited to present to Chongqing artists and creatives about my art work that had been inspired by my home town, Sheringham. I described how Sheringham had built a strong tourist economy through establishing quirky festivals and events to bring visitors to the seaside town in rural North Norfolk. It was these events that … Continue reading A visit to Yitian and Liangfeng village

Illustrating Sheringham | © Natalie Knowles 2017

A presentation in China part 2

On Thursday 27th July 2017 I gave a presentation in Chongqing, China. The venue was Testbed 2, a creative hub in a former factory. Over thirty artists and creatives attended the presentation. I spoke about my home town, Sheringham in North Norfolk and how it had inspired three years' worth of illustrations. I showcased artwork … Continue reading A presentation in China part 2

Illustrating Sheringham | © Natalie Knowles 2017

A presentation in China

On Thursday 27th July 2017 I gave a presentation to over thirty artists and creatives in Chongqing, China. The venue was Testbed 2, a converted factory which now houses creative businesses. I showcased three years worth of illustrations based on my home town, Sheringham. The reaction was incredible. The audience were amazed and intrigued by … Continue reading A presentation in China